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Oxford Dictionary of Medical Quotations

Author: MCDONALD, P
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Pub Date: 02/09/2004
ISBN: 9780198565987
Availability: In stock
Quick overview The Oxford Dictionary of Medical Quotations is the one book that all doctors will want on their shelves. Packed with quotations both old and new, from the famous, and the not so famous, this book will be both a valuable reference work, and a source of considerable entertainment.
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The Oxford Dictionary of Medical Quotations presents a wonderfully entertaining and eclectic range of quotations covering all aspects of medicine through the ages. It couples profound statements from famous scientists with witty one-liners from the likes of Woody Allen and Spike Milligan. Packed with hundreds of quotations, it is a book that anyone in the medical profession, or with an interest in health, will find an invaluable source of reference and considerable entertainment. A few examples: "I'm not afraid to die. I just don't want to be there when it happens." - Woody Allen "The only cure for sea-sickness is to sit on the shady side of an old brick church in the country." - English sailors' proverb "The nurse should never neglect to attend to the patient's bodily hygiene on the pretext that such measures do little good and are not urgent." - Florence Nightingale

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